04:40 PM
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PRISONS

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UN Rapporteur on Torture should visit Venezuela

UN Committee seeks inquest into violence in Venezuelan jails

The report highlights violent riots in Uribana prison, northwestern Lara state (EFE)
The United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) presented its conclusions about the reports submitted by the Venezuelan state earlier in November
03:49 PM
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PRISONS

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Official figures

Drug overdose in Uribana prison riot claims the death of 35

Deputy William Ojeda explained that 20 inmates are in critical condition and some of them fell into a coma. As many as 145 inmates took a lethal drug cocktail amid a riot in Uribana prison, northwestern Lara state

01:45 PM
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HUMAN RIGHTS

UN recommends investigating claims of torture in Venezuela

The UN Committee against Torture is “deeply concerned” over the (...)
The United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) labeled as unfair the detentions of dissenter leaders Leopoldo López and Daniel Ceballos
12:25 PM
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JUDICIARY

High court orders trial against dissenter Caldera

Juan José Caldera resigned as a deputy of the National Assembly to (...)
The Venezuelan Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) is not to confirm the veracity of the video that led to the action
12:16 PM
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HYDROCARBONS

Venezuelan oil down USD 68.08

Crude prices average USD 91.74 this year (File photo)
The local oil barrel lost USD 0.89 this week, reported the Venezuelan Ministry of Petroleum and Mining
09:39 AM
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GOVERNMENT

Venezuela's Maduro: oil price fall is not to deter social investment

President Maduro promised that social investment would remain (...)
"If some items of the budget ever need to be cut, we would cut conspicuous consumption, and then our own wages," asserted Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. He called for union to overcome obstacles